Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Serious Mental Illness (SMI)


Displaying 1 - 10 of 12. 10 per page. Page 1.

Advanced Search

Development and Testing of Behavioral Health Quality Measures for Health Plans: Final Report

April 8, 2018
Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (98 PDF pages)

Serious Mental Illness and Prolonged Youth Homelessness

September 27, 2017
Research about adults experiencing chronic homelessness shows a relationship with serious mental illness. This brief aims to explore whether this same intersection between prolonged homelessness and serious mental illness exists among youth.
Case Study

Case Study: Early Assessment of the Mental Health Block Grant Set-Aside Program for Addressing First Episode Psychosis and Other Early Serious Mental Illness

September 28, 2015
ASPE is releasing a report on the initial evaluation of the implementation of the Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) 5% Set Aside for early intervention programs for Early Serious Mental Illness (ESMI).

Feasibility Study for Demonstration of Supported Education to Promote Educational Attainment and Employment among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness: Final Report

August 31, 2015
The project focused on answering a series of research questions about Supported Education program composition, implementation, service context, the experiences of individuals involved in Supported Education programs, available Supported Education data sources and ongoing evaluations, Supported Education policies, financing, and gaps in the Supported Education knowledge base.

Feasibility of Expanding Self-Directed Services to People with Serious Mental Illness

March 28, 2013
This report provides a review of available information on self-directed care (SDC) programs in mental health care settings and discusses potential policy implications of large-scale implementation of SDC programs serving persons with serious mental illness.

Evidence-Based Practices for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder - Executive Summary

April 8, 2012
Jonathan D. Brown, Allison Barrett, Henry Ireys, Emily Caffery, and Kerianne Hourihan Mathematica Policy Research April 9, 2012  
ASPE Issue Brief

Evidence-Based Treatment for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder in State Medicaid Programs: Issue Brief

January 31, 2012
As the largest payer of mental health services in the United States, Medicaid programs have an opportunity to promote high-quality care for serious and persistent mental illnesses (SPMI) through the use of reimbursement strategies and policies that encourage the delivery of evidence-based practices (EBPs).

ASPE Technical Expert Panel on Earlier Intervention for Serious Mental Illness: Summary of Major Themes

May 12, 2009
Current disability policy provides support for people with a mental illness once they are no longer able to work and thus qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).